Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Modern Austrian House Design | House in Rodaun | Vienna | Austria | Caramel
Four levels, three above ground and one below, are to yield a total of 300 m² of living space.
In order to retain the character of the original meadow, the ground-floor living and dining area are tied to the garden in a generous sweeping gesture. This gives the feeling of a 500-square-meter living room composed of outdoor and indoor spaces. The tail end of the swoosh tapers to human scale forming smooth shallow depressions for sitting, curvilinear furniture, a pool and terrace with rounded corners.
The sweeping gesture on the ground floor is made of semitransparent polycarbonate elements. The ephemeral character of the material is also employed in the façade of the top floor, giving it the appearance of an airy, hovering swoosh.
On the rooftop, the patch of meadow removed from below is woven into the undulating green office landscape.
Grassy green fields on several levels interspersed with ephemeral swooshes of space.......more